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vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
executioner - person administering capital punishment
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation